Shippey Family History

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Shippey Name Meaning

English: from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + eg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for an island with sheep on it (which might be no more than a piece of raised dry ground surrounded by wet, low-lying land), or an enclosure where sheep were kept.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shipley, Shippen, Shepley, Sidney, Chipley, Skipper, Shirley, Shipp

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Shippey Family Origin

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Shippey Family Occupations

What did your Shippey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Inshore Fisherman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shippey. 30% of Shippey men worked as an Inshore Fisherman and 84% of Shippey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shippey were Farmer fruit Grower and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Inshore Fisherman
  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Farmer fruit Grower

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Shippey Historical Records

What Shippey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Shippey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shippey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 647 immigration records available for the last name Shippey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shippey. For the veterans among your Shippey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shippey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shippey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shippey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shippey in 1950 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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